Navy announces upcoming UTIC industry day, solicitation

On September 28, the Naval Undersea Warfare Command (NUWC) announced an upcoming solicitation through the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC).  A UTIC member only Industry Day will be held on 17 October 2018 in Middletown, RI.

NUWC requires innovative technological solutions to address current and future security threats in the undersea and maritime environment. This synopsis provides notice of the current topics to be solicited in Q1FY19. It is anticipated the list of topics will expand prior to the actual solicitation release.  Topic titles are provided below:

  • Data Analytics Environment and Tools
  • Automotive Li-Ion UPS Prototype
  • Persistent Autonomous Acoustic Uplink
  • Sparsely Populated Broad Area Cooperative Tracking and Navigation
  • Imbedded Virtual Undersea Weapons and Vehicles Test Environment
  • Miniature Optical Pinger
  • Conformal Acoustic Transmitting Array
  • Bio-inspired Underwater Sensor Prototypes
  • Underwater Vector Sensor Prototypes
  • Intelligence from Collaborative & Autonomous Decisions (iCAD) – Machine Learning
  • Undersea Distributed Networks-Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations
  • Virtual Task Trainer (VTT) Development for Surface Ship and Submarine Systems
  • Combat Systems Prototype Development
  • Advanced Signal Sets for Shallow-water, Portable Undersea Tracking Ranges
  • Inter-node communication scheme for portable tracking systems
  • Low probability of intercept acoustic signals for portable undersea tracking ranges
  • Prototype Sensor System for Shallow Water Cross-Domain Port and Harbor Protection
  • Submarine Torpedo Defense Payloads
  • Full Shutoff Valve (FSOV)
  • Next Generation Lightweight Torpedo development effort
  • Nickel-Zinc Energy Storage Module for Large Platforms

    The Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC) is a consortium of industry, non-profit, and academic institutions brought together for the purpose of conducting research, development and testing in cooperation with the Government leading to technology demonstrations in undersea and maritime technology applications and solutions. If you have any questions regarding the UTIC or are interested in joining, please contact UTIC at or visit  Please note that in order to respond to the resulting solicitation, your organization must be a member of UTIC.

Full information is available here.

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